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    September 26, 2010
    6:30 - 6:59pm EDT  

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captioned by the national captioning institute --www.ncicap.org-- a driver plows into a woman in maryland. >> she was laying face down under the trucks. a woman fights for her life as police search for the driver who left the scene and critical evidence left behind. we begin the active search for a hit and run driver. police say he hit and injured a woman last night and drove off. we have the latest on the search
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for the driver. >> we do not know if it was male or female, what type of car it was. it may be all honda. neighbors have been very helpful with investigators. we know the woman tonight is struggling to survive. it was just after dark when it was the sound that got his attention. the car sped by. >> i saw a body. >> the woman had been hit by the car. she had been thrown from 30 feet. >> they did not slow down. >> the car never stopped.
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there are knows skid marks but a piece of evidence -- no skid marks but a piece of evidence. >> it did leave of mirror. >> they say the woman was visiting a neighbor when she was hit. >> her bones were broken. maybe she was bringing food to us. >> they say there would be little question the driver realize the eventually someone was hurt. meantime, those who live here say this is dangerous and only getting worse. >> if i hit somebody, i stopped. the best thing to do is stop, but the guy did not stop. goo>> investigators say the hunt continues.
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while police have not identified the woman, they say she lives right here on the block and that she was visiting a friend just across the street at the time of the accident. >> thanks a lot. fire that ripped through a strip mall caused an estimated $1 million worth of damage. this broke out yesterday afternoon. the businesses in pactiv included a deli, a hair salon, and an insurance -- the businesses affected included a deli, a hair salon, and an insurance office. investigators are searching for a bank robber. they say the robber walked into the bank, pointed a gun at the teller, and demanded cash. officials are not saying how much money. anybody with information is asked to call police. we are on storm watch tonight.
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we have quite a bit more rain headed our way. steve has more. >> a lot more rain on the way, starting with the overnight hours, and it will last until tuesday afternoon. a lot of rain on the way. an area of low pressure develops to the south and west of us. this is going to bring us to, three, possibly 4 inches of rain. it is currently 70 in fairfax. a cool monday ahead, and the potential for severe weather. we will take a look at the forecast in much more detail in a few moments. >> the school counselor spoke on the "meet the press." it not only spoke about the state of education but on the mayor's race. >> it is what everyone's has been asking.
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are you going to stay the chancellor? >> it is a question we have to think about. >> last week she met with a presumptive mayor for the first time since grave bit her boss. the meeting was called productive -- since he beat her boss. the meeting was called productive. >> the chairman's comment is the only one we are getting. >> sunday she met on "meet the press." >> we closed 23 schools in the first year. did we close several after that, because we cannot continue to pull the same amount of resources into the system. >> by any measure, the public schools would be dramatically better today than when they started. he can walk out with his head
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held high. >> he did indicate the reforms can continue with or without her as long as city leaders are willing to make tough choices. >> we wanted to remove ineffective teachers from the classrooms because we think our children deserve better. >> they apparently like michelle's approach so much he is reportedly interested in talking with vincent gray about keeping the job. >> very interesting. in virginia today, a christian activist announced he is taking extraordinary new steps to heal the rift caused by pastor jones. he threatened to burn the ground, but he never did it. the damage remains. we have more on what the rev. is
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proposing. >> we have learned more than 200 chiron -- korans will be distributed. one was welcomed with open arms into of fredericksburg church, and there is a lot more where that came from. >> we decided to distribute them to churches around the country. >> hundreds of churches have put in requests for the car ron. there are more requests, and each will serve as a reminder to pray for the muslim brothers. >> i believe something very positive is coming out of this. >> the rev. retrieves the books from florida. he hoped the gesture will mend relations with the muslim world. >> we disagree on all kinds of things.
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>> the books game international attention after it -- the books gained international attention after the pastor othreatened to burn them. >> you are putting our troops in harm's way. >> for christians across the country came relief and open arms. >> love god, not burning occur ron -- burning of karan -- a koran. >> part of the reason this is so serious is because many moslems do not distinguish between the u.s. church and the u.s. government. he has already received a number of public comments from moslems around the world. coming up, sparks fly as a jett makes an emergency landing
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at jfk. we will tell you what went wrong. >> i have never in my life be train myself -- betrayed myself. >> the pastor accused of seducing young man faces his congregation, and the pentagon destroys thousands of copies of a n think about the internet. growing, evolving, literally transforming our lives. now imagine the possibilities of what tomorrow could bring. at at&t, we support a core set of standards that will guide the internet into the future... to protect users, and reward innovators, for years to come. we support a fair and open internet - affordable and accessible to everyone. transparent networks, managed in ways that are clear to all users. we support the fcc's plan to bring high-speed internet to
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there were some scary moments aboard a delta airlines flight headed to atlanta. if left last night but was forced to make an emergency landing at jfk after the landing gear got stuck. you can hear the flight attendant in the background. he is yelling to stay down, but
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the plane landed safely. a pastor is fighting back against allegations he slept with a young man. he addressed the members of his congregation. he talked about -- he declined to talk about the lawsuit, but he did not deny it. >> i have never in my life betrayed myself -- portray myself as a perfect man, but i am not the man being betrayed -- portrayed on the television. it will be tried in a court of justice. >> four young men have filed suit. they claim the pastor gave them gifts. police say they will not investigate the allegations because the accusers were above
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legal age of consent. still not addressed in the deadly shooting in new jersey. police are looking for a gunman who opened fire at a house party. investigators say the gunman tried to crash the party earlier. the 19-year-old was killed. four other students were wounded. the pentagon is admitting to buying and destroying thousands of copies of an army reserve officers book, in order to protect what is calling state secret spirit of the department of defense bought 10,000 copies, because it claims it contains classified information regarding activities in afghanistan. it will be released with classified information puree get tonight, a recall involving hyundai. the company is voluntarily recalling 140,000 so dense --
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sedans because of a steering problem. the recall affects 2011 models. car owners should see the dealers and get their vehicles inspected. still to come, a rainy sunday. more is heading our way. steve has the complete forecast. also, the president played steve has the complete forecast. also, the president played
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with several former and current nba stars at the white house, and i bet he had more fun with his daughters. >> the weather is not the best, not the worst. we need the rain. looking outside, the clouds continue to roll in, along with a few scattered showers. you can see where the showers are located. not allowed to speak of. -- not all lot to speak of. these are going to fizzle out and reignite to the west. we could be looking at heavier rains after midnight. a high of only 69. yesterday we were well into the 90's. it did not add of two of whole lot. the current temperature is 68.
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-- it did not add up to a whole lot. 76 degrees exactly where we should be we are at 93 degrees yesterday. 67 degrees -- 67 days at 90 degrees or better. mid-50s's, upper 50's for chicago and detroit. a flash flood watch for virginia. we are dropping a lot of rain. it will continue to drift off to the north and east. by the time is said and done, one or 2 inches of rain head
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south and east of d.c. roanoke could be looking at three through 5 inches of rain. 58 degrees to 66 degrees downtown. cloudy with brain downtown. by the afternoon, temperatures will have a hard time moving out of the upper 60's to those 70's. we could be looking at severe activity overnight into tuesday morning. here is a look of the extended outlook. by wednesday, plenty of sunshine to enjoy with temperatures in the mid 70's. by friday and saturday, cooling down to around 70 degrees. that is tomorrow night, worth watching. >> it has been a roller coaster
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here. worth watching. >> we will bring you up-to-date on the redskins' game. how about the cowboys. they bounced back. how about the cowboys. they bounced back. but now it can make you more connected to your doctor through e-mail. test results from home.
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>> it is going to be a very difficult day for the washington redskins. the good news is there is still a lot of time left in the game. we will update you if things change. marion barber dismissing the
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texas defense. third quarter, more cowboys. 17-3, dallas. to the fourth quarter, a quick pass to williams again. touchdown, dallas cowboys. dallas wins. the giants got slipped by tennessee. bradshaw gives a clear path to the end zone. the linemen is going to work. there is the penalties in play. the results in a safety. he gets the ball back. titans win. 29-10. the ravens at home against the browns. just as he was getting comfortable with his new best
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friends. 14-3 baltimore. the browns strike back. the browns jump on top, but the raven's put this away in the fourth quarter. he could sit at a 28-yard touchdown. all he does is catch three touchdown passes. he hits it right up the middle. morgan comes around to score. this time a little to the left. it falls in. rodriguez comes home. willie harris scores. here comes danny, and they win,
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4-2. jimmy johnson won the triple a 400. >> not too shabby. we will keep our eye on that. >> not too shabby. we will keep our eye on that.
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four years ago, bob ehrlich got fired as governor of maryland. for good reason. first, he protected tax loopholes for giant cable cable companies. then, he let utilities jack up our rates 72%. and for the last four years, he worked as a hired gun for big corporations, even a bank that took billions from a taxpayer funded bailout. ehrlich sides with corporate executives again and again and again
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tell bob ehrlich big banks and billionares don't need help. middle class marylanders do. >> are you ready for some rain? heavy rain in to the rush hour commute. 74 degrees to night, but the rain is going to fall. we could see three or 4 inches of rain by the time the system moves through. cool saturday and sunday. we will update you with the
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latest information at 11:00. >> are you ready for some rain? how does one get ready for the rain? how does one get ready for the rain?
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here's boulder. ok, see you in an hour. [ boulder barks ] bye, bye. here we go. come on boulder. aah! [ dog barks ] aah! come on, guys! daisy! whoo! aah! [ female announcer ] lunchables cheese pizza -- now with mandarin oranges. because a great lunch, inspires great ideas.